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[In the News] Design For Manufacturing

We came across this article by Hilary Farnsworth last week on Manufacturing Business Technology online. Yes, getting a product ready for manufacturing can be an undertaking, but if you have the right manufacturing partner it makes all the difference. Additionally, sometimes teams forget that designing for manufacturability also applies to a redesign of an existing product. Check out all the great insights in Ms. Farnsworth’s article: Design For Manufacturing Helps Turn Ideas Into Products. read more…

Brian Cline Joins ALTEX Team as Quality Engineer

ALTEX Wire and Cable announces the addition of Brian Cline as quality engineer. He brings to ALTEX over 25 years of continuous improvement in quality and manufacturing.

“We are thrilled to have Brian join the ALTEX team,” said Rick Bromm, president of ALTEX Wire and Cable. “His addition will continue to ensure compliance and quality at every step.”

Cline, a United States Marine Corp veteran and an Industrial Technology graduate of Ball State University, has worked in the automotive industry as both a quality and manufacturing professional. Much of his experience is centered in metal stamping, CNC machining, plastic injection molding, MIG robotic welding and wire harnessing.

His broad experience in multiple processing and assembly methods have served to his great advantage in system creation and adoption. Quality System development and implementation have been the focus of his efforts and accomplishments as ISO-9001, QS-9000 and TS16949 have progressed over the past two decades and led to a stronger manufacturing environment.

Brian is certified and well-versed as an ISO/TS16949 Internal Auditor, ISO14000 Internal Auditor, Lean Practitioner and Six Sigma Green Belt.


10 Reasons Why Manufacturing Jobs Rock

Did you know manufacturing is one of the hottest career paths right now? Whether you are a seasoned professional or a millennial looking to make an impact, there’s a lot to love about manufacturing. Check out our top ten reasons why manufacturing jobs rock right now!  read more…

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